Top 10 awesome movies like The Grapes of Wrath that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Grapes of Wrath and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of John Ford, Henry Fonda and Jane Darwell . Here goes the list -

  1. Magnificent Doll
  2. Kitty
  3. Wild Girl
  4. The Gorgeous Hussy
  5. Lady Godiva of Coventry
  6. The Robe
  7. Tower of London
  8. Sangaree
  9. The Fugitive
  10. The House on 56th Street
  1. Magnificent Doll

    Magnificent Doll

    Ginger Rogers is the daughter of boardinghouse owners in Washington, DC who falls in love with Aaron Burr and James Madison.

    This movie, created by Frank Borzage, Ginger Rogers and David Niven, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  2. Kitty

    Kitty

    An 18th century London wench gets involved with the nobility.

    This movie, created by Mitchell Leisen, Paulette Goddard and Ray Milland, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  3. Wild Girl

    Wild Girl

    Bret Harte's story of Salomy Jane,a California mountain girl who is sought after by a number of men in the nearby small town of Redwood City.She is affected when two criminals are pursued by authorities:one for killing a hypocritical mayoral candidate,the other for robbing the Stagecoach.

    This movie, created by Raoul Walsh, Charles Farrell and Joan Bennett, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  4. The Gorgeous Hussy

    The Gorgeous Hussy

    President Andrew Jackson's friendship with an innkeeper's daughter spells trouble for them both.

    This movie, created by Clarence Brown, Joan Crawford and Robert Taylor, scores 5.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  5. Lady Godiva of Coventry

    Lady Godiva of Coventry

    In eleventh century England, King Edward the Confessor wants Saxon Lord Leofric to marry a despised Norman woman, and has him jailed when he refuses. In jail, he meets Godiva, the Sheriff's daughter, and soon they are wed. The times are turbulent and Godiva proves to be a militant bride. Unrest between the Anglo-Saxon populace and the increasingly influential Norman French lead to her famous ride.

    This movie, created by Arthur Lubin, Maureen OHara and George Nader, scores 5.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  6. The Robe

    The Robe

    In the Roman province of Judea during the 1st century, Roman tribune Marcellus Gallio is ordered to crucify Jesus of Nazareth but is tormented by his guilty conscience afterwards.

    This movie, created by Henry Koster, Richard Burton and Jean Simmons, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

    You can watch this on Vudu, Google Play Movies, Apple Itunes, Amazon Video, Microsoft Store, Youtube, Fandangonow, Directv and Redbox.

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  7. Tower of London

    Tower of London

    In the 15th century Richard Duke of Gloucester, aided by his club-footed executioner Mord, eliminates those ahead of him in succession to the throne, then occupied by his brother King ...

    This movie, created by Rowland V. Lee, Basil Rathbone and Boris Karloff, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  8. Sangaree

    Sangaree

    Lamas plays an indentured servant who rises to power in Georgia shortly after the Revolutionary War.

    This movie, created by Edward Ludwig, Fernando Lamas and Arlene Dahl, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  9. The Fugitive

    The Fugitive

    Anti-Catholic and anti-cleric policies in the Mexican state of Tabasco lead the revolutionary government to persecute the state's last remaining priest.

    This movie, created by John Ford, Henry Fonda and Dolores del Rio, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video.

  10. The House on 56th Street

    The House on 56th Street

    It is the World War I period, and Peggy Martin, a showgirl and mistress to London Fiske, marries her love, handsome Monte Van Tyle. They move into the house on 56th street and have a baby, Eleanor. Monte enlists in the army and is killed in action. Peggy is revisited by Fiske who wants her back or he'll commit suicide. She refuses his advances and the gun he brought accidentally goes off killing him. Peggy is convicted with murdered and jailed. Eleanor is told her mother is dead. Twenty years later, Peggy is released and meets gambler, Bill Blaine. The house on 56th street is now a gambling house owned by politician, Bonelli. Bill and Peggy get jobs there. Eleanor comes to visit them, and goes with Bill into his office. Bill threatens Eleanor, now a huge gambler, that he'll tell her husband about her huge debts. Eleanor kills Bill and Peggy takes the blame. Bonelli believes Peggy is innocent and offers to help her if she only stays at the house on 56th street.

    This movie, created by Robert Florey, Kay Francis and Ricardo Cortez, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

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